Cuba Mark Gooding Jr. born is an American actor and director. After his breakthrough role as Tre Styles in Boyz n the Hood , he appeared in A Few Good Men , The Tuskegee Airmen , Outbreak , and Jerry Maguire , for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor..Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on , in The Bronx, New York. His mother, Shirley Sullivan , was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father .Actor Cuba Gooding Jr turned himself in to police on Thursday amid allegations that he groped a woman in a Manhattan nightclub. Minutes .Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr will stand trial over claims he groped a woman in a New York bar in June. A judge dismissed his plea to .Actor Cuba Gooding Jr has been charged with forcible touching after allegedly groping a woman in a Manhattan bar. The year old star of .The abuse case against Cuba Gooding Jr. can go forward after a New York judge threw out a motion to dismiss the case, according to court .Cuba Gooding Jr. s attempt to get a groping charge dismissed was denied by a Manhattan judge. He will go to trial on Sept. ..A judge rejected Cuba Gooding Jr. s move to dismiss the groping case against him over a June incident in a Manhattan bar and set a trial .